Corzano

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Corzano

Corsà
Comune di Corzano
Corzano within the Province of Brescia
Corzano within the Province of Brescia
Location of Corzano
Corzano is located in Italy
Corzano
Corzano
Location of Corzano in Italy
Corzano is located in Lombardy
Corzano
Corzano
Corzano (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°27′N 10°1′E / 45.450°N 10.017°E / 45.450; 10.017Coordinates: 45°27′N 10°1′E / 45.450°N 10.017°E / 45.450; 10.017
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniBargnano, Meano, Montegiardino
Area
 • Total12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation
101 m (331 ft)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total1,397
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Corzanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25030
Dialing code030
ISTAT code017064
WebsiteOfficial website

Corzano (Brescian: Corsà) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. As of 2011 its population was 1,397.[3]

History[edit]

The name Corzano is derived from the Roman family name Curtius. In the 15th century the Avogadro family built a castle in the village Meano, which is part of the comune. It was part of the Republic of Venice until its dissolution at the end of the 18th century.[4]

Geography[edit]

Corzano is located at 45°26' North, 10°0' West[5] approximately 100 metres (330 ft) above sea level.[6] The bordering municipalities are Barbariga, Brandico, Comezzano-Cizzago, Dello, Longhena, Pompiano and Trenzano.

Corzano counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Bargnano, Meano and Montegiardino. The last one was an autonomous municipality until 1797.[7]

Demographics[edit]

The 2001 census gives the population as 980 people, composed of 359 families.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  4. ^ History of Corzano
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ Corzano, retrieved 2007-09-19
  7. ^ (in Italian) Comune of Montegiardino (Cultural property of Lombardy website)
  8. ^ City of Corzano, retrieved 2007-09-19

External links[edit]

Media related to Corzano at Wikimedia Commons